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Integrated Research announces expansion of partnership with IDX Systems Corporation

  • 04 December, 2003 10:38

<p>SYDNEY, December 4, 2003 – Integrated Research (IR), a systems management software developer, announced today that IDX Systems Corporation (Nasdaq: IDXC) has extended its value added reseller (VAR) agreement to market and implement IR’s cross-platform PROGNOSIS software.</p>
<p>IDX, a major U.S. healthcare information technology solutions provider, utilises PROGNOSIS to assist in the management of high-availability, medical centre IT environments. PROGNOSIS is a cross-platform systems management software suite for applications running on HP NonStop™, Windows and UNIX.</p>
<p>IDX provides healthcare IT solutions across the United States and in Canada and the United Kingdom, which are installed at 3,200 customer sites and used by 134,000 physicians to improve patient care and other medical workflow processes.</p>
<p>“We have a long track record of success with IR using PROGNOSIS to enhance our NonStop-based solutions,” said Brian Mitchell, IDX’s technology sales group director. “PROGNOSIS provides us with a unique ability to extend our current management services to cross-platform environments.”</p>
<p>PROGNOSIS enables IDX staff to provide enhanced technical support and monitoring to all customers. Information technology staff from large physician organisations, hospitals and integrated delivery networks will also benefit from use of a single solution and interface for monitoring their IDX software.</p>
<p>About IDX: Founded in 1969, IDX Systems Corporation provides information technology solutions to maximize value in the delivery of healthcare, improve the quality of patient service, enhance medical outcomes, and reduce the costs of care. IDX supports these objectives with a broad range of complementary and functionally rich products installed at 3,300 customer sites. Customers include 138,000 physicians who utilize practice management systems to improve patient care and other workflow processes. IDX systems are installed at:
· 380 Integrated delivery networks (IDNs) representing more than 500 hospitals
· 175 large group practices with more than 200 physicians
· 665 mid-size group practices with less than 200 physicians</p>
<p>The IDX web strategy includes browser technology, e-commerce and web-based tools — built using Internet architecture — that facilitate access for patients, physicians and care providers to vital health information and data managed by the IDX clinical, administrative, financial, and managed care products. IDX has approximately 2,100 full-time employees.</p>
<p>About Integrated Research Ltd: Established in 1988, Integrated Research ( is a publicly listed company (ASX:IRI) with sales and support offices in the USA, Europe and Australia. Integrated Research develops PROGNOSIS cross-platform systems management software for high availability, business-critical environments. PROGNOSIS is available on the Windows, UNIX, Linux and HP NonStop™ platforms.</p>
<p>Whenever you use an ATM, download email, trade stocks, make a phone call, watch cable TV or shop at a large retail outlet, chances are that you’re benefiting from PROGNOSIS. The world's largest bank, telecommunications company, stock exchange, computer hardware manufacturer and Internet service provider all rely on PROGNOSIS, as do blue-chip customers in 47 countries.</p>
<p>Guy Lerner
Integrated Research
+61 2 9966 1066</p>
<p>Annemarie Mayes
Kinetics Pty Ltd
+61 2 9976 6611</p>

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